Articles & Databases
Search databases to find peer reviewed articles in journals, magazines, newspapers, streaming videos, and more.
Research & Citation guides
Guides and online tutorials by course and subject. APA, MLA, and Chicago citation guides.
Videos & Media
Find streaming videos and physical media.
Find print books, DVDs, and more through OCtopus. Locate e-books and streaming media using publication finder.
Computers & Technology
Software on computer workstations, wifi, printing and copying, troubleshooting, and off-campus access information.
Copyright at Okanagan College
The use of copyrighted works by OC employees and students is governed mainly by:
The Copyright Act
Covers literary, dramatic, artistic, and musical works, sound recordings, performances, and communication signals. This includes works on the Internet.
Many of the journal articles, e-books, and streaming videos from library databases that are used for teaching and learning are governed by licenses, rather than the Copyright Act. The institution has negotiated these licenses on behalf of students and employees, and each license has its own terms.
To learning more, check out the Library's Copyright Guide.
Copyright for faculty
Learn what's allowed when dealing with course readings and media materials for teaching
Copyright for students
Learn what's allowed with course materials provided by professors and instructors
Copyright for staff
Learn what's allowed for general college uses
Online Course Resource & Reading Lists
Course resource and reading lists allow faculty and instructors to easily track, manage, and integrate course resources into Moodle. Students can easily access lists of resources from their Moodle course or the Talis Aspire system. Faculty and instructors can request a course resource list through the Library. Students can search the system or access reading lists through Moodle.